Nayaba Arinde

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Black Dollars Matter: Black-out of Black Friday and beyond

“We will make it a real ‘Black Friday,’” warned Minister Louis Farrakhan, “because there won’t be a Black person in sight.”

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Community activists propose plan to curb gun violence

We know our community,” said A.T. Mitchell, founder and CEO of the anti-violence, street-based organization Man Up! Inc. “We love our community. Let us protect our own community and stop the violence.”

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Former child soldier writes children’s book

A slit wrist. Gun powder mixed with cocaine rubbed into the wound. An abducted 5-year-old boy blindfolded, given an AK-47 and told to shoot his 12-year-old best friend.

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Unity or Else: The ripple effect

One Million Gather in DC for 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March

Unity to combat police violence. Unity to defeat white supremacy. Unity to face inner-city crime. Unity to build a productive and formidable Black community.

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Million Man March 2: ‘Justice or Else,’ 10.10.15

Believers, non-believers, the inspired, the hopeful, the jaded, the skeptics and the eternally optimistic—this Saturday, many of these folks will be heading to Washington, D.C.

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9/11 changed the world as we know it

Amsterdam News editor Nayaba Arinde reflect on 9/11

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Hoda Kotb to lead Race for the Cure in Central Park

Pink boas and T-shirts will be the dress code for Sunday, Sept. 13, as breast cancer survivor and “Today” anchor Hoda Kotb serves as grand marshal for the 25th anniversary Susan G. Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure at 9 a.m. in Central Park.

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‘Justice or else’:Farrakhan demands economic, social and political action in the face of injustice

Quoting Dr. Martin Luther King, Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan demanded that a disaffected Black populace “must redistribute the pain” in the face of systematic and institutionalized racial injustice.

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U.S. Epidemic: America tackles gun problem

“The gunshots are like lullabies over here,” said a resident of the Walt Whitman Houses in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, to NY1, in the wake of the shooting death of Domingo Martin, 46, Saturday night.

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Stars, great food, good music at Jerk Fest

Roy Wilkins Park in Queens was taken over by a proper celebration of Jamaican cuisine, culture and music Sunday, July 19, with the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.

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